Explicație fire în Dicționarul Englez Englez

fire

(fīər )

substantiv
the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
"hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"
"they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"

substantiv
a fireplace in which a fire is burning
"they sat by the fire and talked"

substantiv
intense adverse criticism
"Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"
"the government has come under attack"
"don''t give me any flak"

substantiv
the event of something burning (often destructive)
"they lost everything in the fire"

substantiv
a severe trial
"he went through fire and damnation"

substantiv
feelings of great warmth and intensity
"he spoke with great ardor"

substantiv
the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
"fire was one of our ancestors'' first discoveries"

substantiv
once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
verb
bake in a kiln so as to harden
"fire pottery"

verb
destroy by fire
"They burned the house and his diaries"

verb
cause to go off
"fire a gun"
"fire a bullet"

verb
go off or discharge
"The gun fired"

verb
start firing a weapon
verb
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
"arouse pity"
"raise a smile"
"evoke sympathy"

verb
drive out or away by or as if by fire
"The soldiers were fired"
"Surrender fires the cold skepticism"

verb
provide with fuel
"Oil fires the furnace"

verb
terminate the employment of
"The boss fired his secretary today"
"The company terminated 25% of its workers"




Antonime:
(verb) hire, employ, engage



Sinonime:
(substantiv) ardour, attack, blast, fervency, fervour, flame, flaming
(verb) arouse, burn, can, discharge, dismiss, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fuel, kindle, provoke, raise, sack, terminate